GAMA Young Professionals Forum

One of FIDIC’s key objectives is to promote and encourage the development of Young Professionals in the Consulting Engineering Industry. At the 2013 GAMA Conference in Khartoum, Sudan, GAMA YPF was born. This dynamic grouping of passionate and energetic YP's are committed to the promotion and development of the African continent and supporting the work and operations of GAMA.

The FIDIC-GAMA YPF is a Young Professional Forum set up for FIDIC member organisations within the AFRICAN Region.

 

The FIDIC-GAMA YPF aims to:

  • Provide a voice for YPs within the Region,

  • Provide channels for networking, awareness and interaction,

  • Publicise best practices & standards,

  • Share success stories about Young Professionals,

  • Provide a supportive space for Young Professionals for discussion and communication,

  • Pursue capacity building initiatives

  • Enhance culture of dialogue,

  • Provide connection with FIDIC, and

  • Enhance the Profession and industry

 

Membership eligibility for the Young Professional Forum is open to any engineer, planner, or allied professional who’s member firm is part of FIDIC and wishes to join a global network of similar professionals within the FIDIC African community. The recommended age range for YPF membership is up to the age of 40.

 

Our Vision is to provide a unified voice for Young Professional's throughout the African FIDIC community through a variety of forums, events and communication mechanisms.

Our Mission is to promote active participation by Young Professionals serving in FIDIC member firms and association located in the Africa, and to ensure that their collective voice influences the behaviour of FIDIC and other professional societies

 

The FIDIC-GAMA YPF seeks to serve the FIDIC Young Professional community in the region through the following activities and services:

 

  • Organising YP meetings and events at FIDIC conferences

  • Facilitating share of information between YP groups in Member Associations in the region

  • Creating opportunities for exchange programs that are relevant to YPs 

  • Promoting local YP activities in the region and globally.

  • Assisting YP groups to identify industry trends and events of interest to be shared with the largest community.

  • Providing a GAMA YPF webpage hosted on the FIDIC website.

  • Publishing regular e-newsletters managing and conducting discussions in an online forum. 

Documents

GAMA YPF Newsletter 2017 Rev 1.pdf

GAMA YPF Business Plan - July 2015.pdf

GAMA Newsletter-Jan 7, 2014-Final.pdf

GAMA YPF Newsletter-Sept 25, 2014-Final.pdf

 

GAMA YPF Steering Committee

 

Francis Kofi Yankey, Chair, Ghana

fk_yankey@yahoo.com

 

Jeshika Ramchund-Moonsamy, Vice Chair, South Africa

ramchundJ@boschprojects.co.za  

 

Jane N. Tetteh-Anowie, Member, Ghana

jaytetteh@gmail.com

 

Keamogetse Mmekwa, Member, South Africa

ammekwa@gmail.com

 

Winfred Wambui Gichuru, Member, Kenya

wwgichuru@gmail.com

 

Kennedy Mwangi Kiunga, Member, Kenya

mwasviduka@yahoo.com or Kennedy.Kiunga@atkinsglobal.com

 

Kenneth Chikezie Mbalaso, Member, Nigeria

kenneth.mbalaso@gmail.com

 

Oluwaseyi Adedeji Adesina, Member, Nigeria

seyidsn@yahoo.com

 

Dennis Okello, Member, Uganda

okellodennis33@gmail.com

 

Harold M. Chibwe, Member, Zambia

hstonehuge.kma@gmail.com

 

Phillip Chele, Member, Kenya

chelephil@gmail.com